Technology

Uncanny Valley, the Threat of Virtual Reality in the Hands of Empire

Socializing is Work, Social Media is Exploitation

Social Media platforms use your content to make money. They manipulate user’s minds to keep them engaged on a platform. Even Zuckerberg doesn’t want people using the platform as much as they do. Get off social media.

Foresty.io For Writing Blog Posts on Hugo

Removing the cognitive barrier-of-entry to posting on my static site.

I’m just writing a blog post, like I would have done in Wordpress years ago, before I made the decision to move to a statically generated site for the huge development and security improvements that it brings. But I stopped posting, I mean I started again recently, but the barrier of entry is still there. Pull up vim and stare at a completely blank screen and … don’t type, because it’s so intimidating.

Slaughterbots, A Terrifying Vision of the Future if Bots are Allowed to Kill.

Does the 2018 Financial Crisis Begin With Pensions, Technology, or Something Else?

So does the next financial crisis begin with pensions? … Maybe. It Begins: Pension Bailout Bill To Be Introduced This Week Democratic Senator Sherrod Brown from Ohio plans to introduce legislation that would allow struggling multiemployer pension funds to borrow from the U.S. Treasury to remain solvent. There’s so many bubbles, could it be that tech brings things down? Investors now value a $20 billion company based on its “energy and spirituality”